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Archive: February 23, 2012

RALEIGH, N.C. - Like its citizens, North Carolina took a big hit from the latest economic downturn. As the state continues to recover after decreased revenue and subsequent budget cuts, a report released today highlights five things policymakers can do this year to push the state toward revenue reco ...Read More

SEATTLE - An estimated 87,000 children in Washington live in areas where at least 30 percent of their neighbors are poor, and that affects them negatively in a variety of ways. This and other findings are in a KIDS COUNT Data Snapshot released today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. The report say ...Read More

SALEM, Ore. - An estimated 42,000 children in Oregon are living in areas where at least 30 percent of their neighbors are poor, which affects them negatively in a variety of ways, according to a report released today. The number of Oregon children growing up in areas of concentrated poverty has tri ...Read More

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RICHMOND, Va. - A new report highlights a little discussed source of air pollution that the authors say is quietly killing thousands of Americans every year. Earthjustice crunched the numbers for what comes from the smokestacks at tens of thousands of industrial boilers - small onsite power plants f ...Read More

BALTIMORE - The number of children living in high-poverty communities in Maryland has dropped by 23 percent during the past decade, according to a report released today - but that doesn't mean the problem has gone away. A closer look at the census-based data in the new KIDS COUNT Data Snapshot from ...Read More

PHOENIX, Ariz. - A new KIDS COUNT Data Snapshot from the Annie E. Casey Foundation released today shows the number of children living in high-poverty communities has increased by 25 percent over the last decade. Arizona is ranked fifth-highest for kids living in areas of concentrated poverty. Laur ...Read More

INDIANAPOLIS - A House committee has stripped tax breaks for the proposed Indiana Gasification Substitute Natural Gas plant. State Rep. Suzanne Crouch (R-Evansville) voted for the project in 2007. She says she still backs the plant, but has growing concerns about it. "They came back to us and said ...Read More

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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - Where poverty is more concentrated, it becomes harder to climb out - and a report released today says that's the case for 100,000 children in New Mexico. The Annie E. Casey Foundation defines a high-poverty neighborhood as an area in which 30 percent or more of the population is ...Read More

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